Haystacks aka "Ting a lings". Chocolate chips, Butterscotch Chips, Chow Mein Noodles, and Peanuts. This link also talks about a "cookie swap" at Christmas which would be an excellent idea. (I think you should bring the recipes along with the cookies)
Chocolate Haystacks Recipe ~ Another favorite candy Mom made for Christmas was Chocolate Haystacks, they make a great no bake dessert or treat with four simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes. Great treat to make with children.
Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies are an easy and sweet treat with no baking required! Everyone will love these chewy, sweet, and salty cookies that are ready in no time at all! (Peanutbutter No Baking Cookies)
Coconut Haystacks - Crisp, toasty coconut and luxuriously smooth milk chocolate are the only two ingredients you need to make this specialty candy store staple! via A baJillian Recipes(Ingredients Vegetables Coconut Milk)